Song of Childhood from the film Wings of Desire July 23 2014

Wings of Desire, a film by Wim Wenders, was released in 1987. The prose Song of Childhood by Peter Handke (the screenwriter) is a hauntingly bittersweet and beautifully poignant observation of childhood. Below is the English translation. Der Himmel über Berlin / Wings of Desire trailer link, with a snippet spoken (as originally written) in German.